1864 Indian Raids

During the Civil War many regular troops were withdrawn from Plains military posts to fight in the east.… Read More

Indian Captives

Sixteen-year-old Laura Roper, Mrs. Lucinda Eubanks, and children, Isabelle 3, and William 6 months, were… Read More

The Skirmish at Spring Creek

From April through October 1870 Company C of the second U.S. Cavalry garrisoned a temporary military… Read More

Original Townsite of Oak

The original townsite of Oak grew up around a gristmill constructed here in 1882. By 1883 the village… Read More